But, "it's also important to remember that the markets are not in anything like the kind of conditions they were when the eurozone crisis was at its most intense back in 2011 and 2012," Andrew Walker, an economics correspondent for the BBC told us.
A mass influx of migrants has been met with a political backlash.
The conservative politician plays a central role as elections loom.
Unemployment and migration are center-stage as Italy prepares for election.
Many of the “bamboccioni” are compelled to stay at home for economic reasons, even if they're employed, some say.
Here are some of the trends identified in the Stratfor Worldview's annual forecast.
In 1907, a small group of automobile enthusiasts wanted to see if it was possible to race from China to France.
Agricultural workers in Sicily say the job is strenuous, the days are long and the wages are declining
Italy made $44 billion off of agricultural exports in 2016. Yet academics studying labor exploitation said worker wages are decreasing.
Almost a decade after the European financial crisis started to report the financial troubles that brought about the Crash of 2008, banks, governments, and people are again heavily in debt
With a $20 billion bailout.